Gary Vance, BSA LifeStructures' National Director for Healthcare, and two scientists from Press Ganey, the industry leader in healthcare performance improvement, will speak on the connection between patient satisfaction and the built environment at the Center for Health Design’s Pebble in Practice Workshop on May 10. The workshop features more than 17 presentations that will discuss how the physical environment affects clinical and financial outcomes at healthcare facilities.
Over 65% of patient...Read More »
BSA LifeStructures won two awards at the American Council of Engineering Companies of Indiana (ACEC) Engineering Excellence Awards. The awards recognize engineering achievements that demonstrate the highest degree of ingenuity and merit by Indiana engineering firms.
BSA LifeStructures received an Honor Award for the design of the Columbus Regional Hospital Flood Wall. The flood wall, designed after a 500-year flood hit the hospital in 2008, is composed of a series of 15 flood gates that line...Read More »
Southern Illinois has a brand new full-service hospital that will offer advanced care and improved patient safety to the region. The 382,000 square foot Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon, Ill., was designed by BSA LifeStructures and features private patient rooms, advanced nurse care stations and convenient outpatient services within walking distance of the hospital.
The 134-bed replacement facility for St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Incorporated advances patient safety and care by...Read More »
Discover how the architects and engineers at BSA LifeStructures designed Stinson-Remick Hall, a multidisciplinary engineering building at the University of Notre Dame. The video highlights the complex ingredients that go into designing a higher education facility that combines active learning environments with cutting edge research space.Read More »
The design of Ascension Health’s Ministry Service Center won an Honor Award for Interior Design at A Monumental Affair, a design awards event in Indianapolis that recognizes excellence amongst those who have contributed to the enhancement and beautification of Marion County through the built and natural environment. BSA LifeStructures and Maregatti Interiors collaborated on the design that renovated four floors of Ascension Health’s Ministry Service Center, which houses a large cross-functional...Read More »
St. Mary’s Good Samaritan, BSA LifeStructures and McCarthy Building Companies are presenting on the coordinated teamwork and technology that went into the design and construction of the Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mount Vernon, Ill at this year’s Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo (HFSE). This year’s HFSE takes place in Chicago on Oct. 2 – 4. The HFSE brings together project teams who design, plan, construct and manage healthcare facilities to share their ideas, solutions and...Read More »
BSA LifeStructures and Majeur Won are partnering to design the entryways for 13 Vigo County schools in Indiana. The entryways will be unique to each individual school and will be completed by the spring of 2013. The project is being lead by Majeur Won, a design firm founded by Mathew Won Piker a graduate of Terre Haute South Vigo High School and former BSA LifeStructures intern. Majeur Won will provide design expertise and aesthetic direction for the project, while three Indiana firms: BSA...Read More »
BSA LifeStructures, a nationally recognized architecture and engineering firm specializing in healing, learning and discovery, and Messer Construction Co., a construction manager and general contractor providing leadership for complex commercial building projects, ceremonially broke ground on Indiana University’s Neurosciences Research Building in Indianapolis. The 137,000-square-foot facility will provide research space for a broad range of neuroscience research and is anticipated to...Read More »
Every year Building Design + Construction conducts their Giants 300 survey to rank the top architecture and engineering firms in the country. This year, BSA LifeStructures ranked 21st in the country (based on revenue) versus their ranking of 23rd in 2011. The ranking illustrates the growth of the firm and their dedication to designing life enhancing structures.
Building Design + Construction also ranks firms based on their use of Building Information Modeling, or BIM. BSA LifeStructures was an...Read More »
BSA LifeStructures has completed the first phase of a three phase, renovation project at Carrier’s Customer Center in Indianapolis. The opening of the new customer center celebrates the innovations associated with Carrier’s line of heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions and falls exactly 110 years after Dr. Willis H. Carrier invented modern air conditioning on July 17, 1902.
Carrier’s new customer center features information on Carrier’s products and provides space for clients to...Read More »
BSA LifeStructures is ranked 216th in Engineering News Record’s (ENR) annual Top 500 Design Firms list. This marks an improvement over last year’s ranking of 235th. The most recent rankings are based on revenue from design services performed in 2011. The list illustrates a larger industry-wide trend of improvement. As a whole, the Top 500 posted design revenue of $85.06 billion in 2011, up 6.6% from the $79.82 billion recorded in 2010. It is the first time in three years that the Top 500...Read More »
Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Indiana broke ground on the BEACON Project – a $109 million patient tower addition and renovation. The project consists of a new five-story, 200,000 square foot, 120-bed inpatient tower and the redesign of the existing healthcare facility.
The inpatient tower features the Cardiac Center of Excellence, a state-of-the-art cardiology unit, complete with a standard and a hybrid catheterization laboratory. The facility also boasts improved spaces for orthopedics...Read More »
Matt Weyer, BSA LifeStructures Director of Systems Engineering in St. Louis, was named one of Consulting - Specifying Engineering magazine’s 40 under 40 winners. The list recognizes professionals under the age of 40 who are shaping the engineering industry. The recipients are selected based on the impact they have made in not only their industry, but in their community as well.
Matt graduated from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and has gone on to become the youngest director of engineering...Read More »
Scott Weaver, BSA LifeStructures’ Director of Commissioning, recently wrote an article for College Planning and Management magazine’s annual green issue. Scott shared his expertise on why higher education facilities should commission their new buildings.
What are some of the things that every college planner should know about commissioning before they build? See a few of Scott's answers below:
BSA LifeStructures' building information modeling (BIM) expert, Eric Bogenschutz, will be speaking at Maximizing the Benefits of BIM hosted by the Indiana Construction Roundtable on Tuesday, May 1. The discussion will highlight the cost benefits of BIM and how it is being used by the contractor, designer and owner. The event will also underline the challenges and hurdles that organizations face when implementing a BIM program.
Panel members include:Read More »